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Nijgadh Municipality
निजगढ नगरपालिका
Nijgadh Municipality is located in Nepal
Nijgadh Municipality
Nijgadh Municipality
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 27°12′N 85°08′E / 27.20°N 85.14°E / 27.20; 85.14Coordinates: 27°12′N 85°08′E / 27.20°N 85.14°E / 27.20; 85.14
Country    Nepal
Zone Narayani Zone
District Bara District
Population (1991)
 • Total 13,561
Time zone Nepal Time (UTC+5:45)

Nijgadh is a town and Municipality in Bara District in the Narayani Zone of south-eastern Nepal. The existing Nijgadh village was merged with the existing Ratnapuri vdc and Bharatganj Singaul vdc since May 2014.[1] [2]

At the time of the 2011 Nepal Census it had a population of 19614 (male - 9,525 and female - 10,089) persons living in 3982 individual households.[3]

The town has been targeted as a site for an international airport that can handle 15 million passengers and even accommodate the super-jumbo Airbus A380 after the first phase of construction. As of April 2011, a feasibility study of the report was completed. The report stated that the airport would cover 3,000 hectares of land- 2,000 hectares for airport and remaining for airport city.[4]


  1. ^ 72 new municipalities announced My Republica
  2. ^ Govt announces 72 new municipalities The Kathmandu Post
  3. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Retrieved 21 September 2008. 
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